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Don’t write him off just yet: experts weigh in on Cyril Ramaphosa’s chances of being re-elected as the ANC’s leader

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President Cyril Ramaphosa won several battles at the ANC's recent policy conference, but experts say
he still faces an uphill battle to hold on to power. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)
President Cyril Ramaphosa won several battles at the ANC's recent policy conference, but experts say he still faces an uphill battle to hold on to power. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)

As the policy conference drew to a close there was just one question everyone wanted answered: has President Cyril Ramaphosa been able to secure a second term as head of the African National Congress? 

The answer is about as quintessentially South African as it gets: ja, no, well, maybe.  

Ramaphosa may have won several battles at the party’s policy conference, held recently in KwaZulu-Natal, but experts say he still has plenty of problems to deal with and faces an uphill battle to hold on to power. 

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